Joseph Szigeti in Moscow - in the middle of 1928

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 225-226:

A technical achievement more in my line, though just as difficult for me to follow as the vast conception of the Dnieprostroy construction had been, was Leon Theremin’s ether-wave instrument, which I got to know in Moscow in the spring of 1928. I stumbled upon Theremin on the stage of the Moscow Conservatory Hall one afternoon when I went there to rehearse. The shy young scientist was busy assembling his incredibly intricate instrument with its countless wire connections (or whatever one calls them). We were introduced to each other and I listened (somewhat incredulously, I admit) to my …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 225-226. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433269208170 accessed: 15 August, 2022

location of experience: Moscow

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1928
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:20:08 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:24:07 +0000